Written by Eamon Ó Cuív Thursday, 22 July 2010 00:00Éamon Ó Cuív TD, Minister for Social Protection has today (22 July 2010) welcomed €8 million in support from his colleague, Minister of State Dr Martin Mansergh TD, to provide funding for works to reduce flooding from the Clare River, County Galway, in accordance with the recommendations made in the Clare River Flood Study.
Written by Eamon Ó Cuív Monday, 19 July 2010 10:08
Éamon Ó Cuív TD, Minister for Social Protection this morning officially opened the N59 (Derrylea) road Realignment Scheme and Cycle Path which is a stretch of 3.8km of single carriageway in the townlands of Gowlan West and Derrylea, Co. Galway. The new stretch of road and rural cycle path has been completed at a cost of over €4.4 million.
Written by Eamon Ó Cuív Monday, 19 July 2010 09:43
A further jobs announcement for Galway has been welcomed this morning (Monday 19 July 2010) by Éamon Ó Cuív TD, Minister for Social Protection. Global software security firm Lumension, is to employ 20 new staff before the end of this year. This will bring the company’s Galway workforce to a total of 50 staff.
Ó Cuív: €169 million available for more flexible Back to Education Allowance Scheme for 2010/11 academic year
Written by Eamon Ó Cuív Sunday, 18 July 2010 00:00Minister for Social Protection, Éamon Ó Cuív TD has announced today (Sunday, 18 July 2010) that over €169 million is being provided by Government for his Department’s Back to Education Allowance scheme (BTEA) for the 2010/11 academic year and he is “encouraging people who are on a social welfare payment who are considering returning to education to apply in good time.”
Statement from Éamon Ó Cuív T.D. in relation to the draft final report on flooding on the Clare River in 2009
Written by Eamon Ó Cuív Wednesday, 14 July 2010 00:00
Minister Éamon Ó Cuív has been informed by Dr. Martin Mansergh T.D. that a draft final report of the study carried out following the flooding on the Clare River in 2009 was received on the 25th June.
The draft report is currently being examined by the Joint Working Group and is expected that it would be finalised next week. Minister Mansergh expects to receive the conclusions of the Joint Working Group in relation to the mitigation works recommended in the final report shortly thereafter.
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